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On the heels of a very public breakup with his first lady, French President Francois Hollande attended Tuesday's state dinner solo.
The moratorium on dispensaries came amid concerns about “misrepresentations” by Healthy Pharms Inc. in its bid to operate a facility in Haverhill.
The 2014 Boston Red Sox will need Clay Buchholz around for the entire season if they are to contend. But he sounds like he's already behind schedule and it's not even Valentine's Day.
Members of Team Canada's Olympic team have a frosty, secure way to relax during the Sochi Olympic Games. A tweet from Molson Canadian reveals a beer fridge at the Team Canada House requiring a Canadian passport to open. Spotted! The...
The news station announced that Tom Brokaw has been diagnosed with cancer but that his prognosis is positive.
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest high-priced addition to the New York Yankees stood at the dais in front of a large news conference, put on his pinstriped jersey with No. 19 and smiled.
An e-mail about financial aid stating “You are on this list because you are admitted to MIT!” may have given false hope to some applicants.
Following an alarming spike in drug overdoses in the city in recent years, Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Tuesday made his first major policy announcement on the issue.Speaking at the district police station in South Boston, a community hard-hit by opiate addiction, Walsh announced a series of community-based workshops, and called for all first responders to carry Narcan, a spray mist medication used to reverse opiate overdoses.“Research has shown that making Narcan available does not encourage people to use opiates,” Walsh said. “It simply interrupts the course of their overdose. It saves lives.”Barbara Ferrer, the city's public health commissioner, said there had been a 76 percent increase in the rate of heroin overdoses between 2010 and 2012. The rate of prescription drug overdoses has jumped 38 percent between 2009 and 2012, she said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unwilling to spook the markets and divided among themselves, House Republicans backed away from a battle over the government's debt limit Tuesday and permitted President Barack Obama's Democratic allies to drive quick passage of a measure extending Treasury's borrowing authority without any concessions from the White House.
On a roster with some serious depth, picking the best 25 players is no easy feat. Undeterred, Chad Finn took on the challenge. Can you guess who he has as at number one?
Officials from MSPCA-Angell and Animal Rescue League of Boston joined forces on Friday and seized 35 farm animals from a property in Ludlow, officials said.
The man accused of torturing a dog found in Quincy was held on $500,000 bail for allegedly stealing $130,000 from the elderly woman for whom he was a caretaker.
Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans today swore in what officials called the most diverse command staff in the city's history, promoting 12 officers, including Superintendent-in-Chief William G. Gross, the department's first African-American second-in-command. “It's something like 350 years of experience here coming onto the command staff,” said Evans of the officers' combined years of service in remarks at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Dorchester. “I have probably the most experienced, diverse command staff that any Commissioner could want, and I'm very proud of the team we've put together.”
Robert Cerqua of Southborough was found at a motel late Monday, where he was arrested and charged with several counts of rape and assault.
That particularly painful mix of cold temperatures, rain, and snow will make its way into the region on Thursday, bringing yet another round of headaches and sloppy weather, writes meterologist Dave Epstein.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Maybe it was all too much. Or maybe just one of those bad nights. That debate will last a long time.
The MBTA has begun to install more than 200 HD security cameras on buses to help police respond to emergencies and aid in criminal prosecution.